Jul 20, 2011 9:30am PDT
india that the i.s.i. has ties to some militant groups some associated with al qaeda, some associated with kashmiri islamists, some associated with the ha cabny network in afghanistan. you would at mid-there is a lot of suspicion coalesced around this. haqqani. this is not an enormous left turn to suggest there might be elements within the pakistani intelligence agencies that have sympathies. i mean, for god's sakes, we tier ones that worked with them to make holy war in afghanistan when we were fighting the russians. so we know that it's possible. >> rogue elements within a few of them is possible. but if you think i.s.i. as an organization had some other plans than what it is showing, that is wrong. that is what is objectionable. that is an intelligence organization which has been delivering since 1979 when we fought the soviets together and it was i.s.i. in the forefront they're delivering. then onwards. now i.s.i. does whatever the policy of the government is whatever they are ordered to do. when you're talked of india, that's a different story all together. i.s.i. and
Jul 29, 2011 6:55pm PDT
. defensive to build defensive sort of depth against india, hindu india, islamic extremists defensive depth. and offensive in terms of sort of sowing the seeds of global terrorism with people like osama bin laden who was protected by the military. >> jon: but is this the grand bargain saudi arabia had made and found out did not work that well for them, which is if we try and console the militants and give them certain things that they want as a grand bargain to keep away from us, is that what this is an attempt to do or is it that they also believe in the same goals? >> they all believe in the same goals but they don't, they turn against their masters. it's like snakes. you can't train snakes whom not to bite. and the snakes started biting saudi arabia and the bombs started going off in saudi arabia. and the monarchy didn't like that because they wanted to stay in power. now the pakistani taliban who in the eyes of pakistan are are the bad -- extremists, they have turned against the pakistani state. >> jon: so there are even a spectrum even within the extremist world. >> jakes. >> yeah jrz
Jul 15, 2011 9:30am PDT
don't we let someone else do it. i'll give you an example. india is looking at the advantages of space. >> so we're going to outsource our hopes and dreams to india. >> we might. but is that the modus operandi of the united states? no. the new generation should get the same experience that the old generation got. we orbited the moon for the very first time. we saw the earth as it really is, just a small blue and white body tucked away in the vastness of space. i could put up my thumb and completely hide everything that i've ever known. that photograph tells in just one picture really the existence that we have here on earth. >> wow. that's incredible. i've actually got an amazing photograph, as well. i got to show you. look, it's me and pee wee herman. [laughter] >> oh, yeah. >> isn't that incredible? do -- you think, i can't bereave where i am right now. as the shuttle prepared for its last launch and the crowd braced themselves for a final wave good-bye, this american icon left the earth, not with a bang, but with a whoa, wow, holy crap that is loud, wow. look at that thing. i'